Dr. Leslie Vilensky, ND
Dr. Leslie Vilensky is a doctor of naturopathic medicine. She earned her B.A. in Philosophy from St. Catherine University (1992), and received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University (1998), a globally respected institution of natural health arts and sciences in Kenmore, Washington. She is board-certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners and is currently a registered Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Minnesota, as well as a licensed family practice physician in the state of Washington.
Dr. Vilensky is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and has served as President of and liaison for its affiliate state organization, the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians for 6 years. During this time she played an instrumental role in moving legislation forward that regulates Naturopathic Doctors in the state of Minnesota. In 2009, she was appointed to the Minnesota Naturopathic Advisory Council, part of the Board of Medical Practice, which oversees the practice of naturopathic medicine in Minnesota. Dr. Vilensky has also participated in the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) Physician Training Program, and completed a clinical rotation with Dr. Bernard Raxlen in New York City.
Dr. Vilensky has practiced naturopathic medicine for over a decade in Minnesota. She enjoys getting to know her patients in order to provide individualized, wellness-oriented healthcare. Dr. Vilensky helps people with Lyme and other chronic fatigue issues to get their energy back through natural means that counterbalance the often negative effects of more conventional approaches so that they are able to live their lives more fully, experiencing vibrant health. Other areas of expertise include gastrointestinal health issues like inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome; PMS and other menstrual irregularities; as well as adjunctive cancer support.
Dr. Vilensky lives in New Prague with her husband, Igor, and their two daughters, Sophie and Ava. In her spare time, she enjoys music, dancing, reading, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Professional Affiliations and Education
Board Certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)
Registered Naturopathic Doctor by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Licensed Naturopathic Physician by the State of Washington
Member of the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Member of the Naturopathic Advisory Council under the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Alumni of the Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine program at Bastyr University
Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)